Maurie Backman

Maurie Backman

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Maurie Backman is a personal finance writer who's passionate about educating others. Her goal is to make financial topics interesting (because they often aren't) and she believes that a healthy dose of sarcasm never hurt anyone. In her somewhat limited spare time, she enjoys playing in nature, watching hockey, and curling up with a good book.

Recent articles



Took the Wrong Job? Here’s What to Do

Maybe the role isn't what you expected. Maybe you just don't fit with the culture. Maybe there are other issues. Before you rush for the door, try these three steps.







To Retire Early, What Would You Give Up?

A new survey shows that significant numbers of Americans are -- in principle -- willing to make some big sacrifices. But maybe you don't have to.